Feasibility studies Marketing, financial and financial and economic analysis of projects (new and existing) Sectoral studies. ... Technical evaluation of industrial projects. Strategic investment advice Promoting local and international investments. M&A acquisition and restructuring analysis Application support and coordination with project sponsors such as the Saudi Industrial Development Fund and commercial banks.Read more
OBCB has recruited highly qualified consultants, experts and field researchers... who are experienced in the provision of advisory services and comprehensive in-depth studies. In addition, OBCB has established alliances and working relations with a number of reputable companies and advisory offices internationally.Read more
The office carries out its tasks through a selection of consultants specialized in their fields under the supervision ... and participation of Eng. Omar Ahmed Bahlaiwa who worked for several years with the Saudi Industrial Development Fund in the field of evaluation and analysis of many studies of various industrial projects. He also worked in the management of a group of industrial and commercial companies in Riyadh, Jubail and Jeddah. He then worked in the Council of Saudi Chambers for 17 years, during which he gained extensive relations at the local and international levels and participated during his work in many economic tasks of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, From Assistant to the Secretary General for Foreign Affairs, he was appointed Secretary General of the International Trade Commission to the post of Secretary General of the Council of Saudi Chambers. In addition, the Engineer Bahlaiwa member of several boards of directors, committees and local and international organizations.Read more
Objectives of the Office.
Provide professional consulting services that exceed the aspirations of our investors and builds long-term trust by:
Prepare economic and financial feasibility studies for a variety of projects in both public and private sectors;
Evaluate and restructure existing companies and propose strategies for more efficient operations;
Assist investors in obtaining financing for new projects and listings;
Advise on merger and acquisition activity.
Help clients find unique investment opportunities in the Saudi or international market that meet their objectives.
Our services cover all sectors including health, education and real estate with a special focus on the industrial sector.
Quality, professionalism, creativity and excellence.
Contribute to raising the level of local content of small and medium-size enterprises to match the vision of the Kingdom 2030.
Enhance the role of the investment sector in the Kingdom by introducing new local investment opportunities, as well as attracting foreign investments that contribute to the Saudi economy.
Ad vitae recusandae odit possimus. Quaerat cum ipsum corrupti. Odit qui asperiores ea corporis deserunt veritatis quidem expedita perferendis. Qui rerum eligendi ex doloribus quia sit. Porro rerum eum eum.
OPTIMUM BUSINESS CONSULTING BUREAU (OBCB) is a Saudi consulting office established in Riyadh in 1990 with specific expertise in strategic consulting related to marketing, production and planning issues. OBCB has a proven track record that includes successful public, private and international projects with clients such as the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce, Al Rajhi, Kanooz, Al Monajem, Samama, Al Mowaeen, JETRO and JICA among others. OBCB also is well positioned to assist start-ups as well as manufacturing related projects. Our multinational team has a range of experience that ensures we are able to provide effective solutions for your business needs. Our strengths include a commitment to sharing our knowledge and a dedication to listening to our clients. As Chairman, I am especially proud of our customer commitment program, which aims to provide you with a premium experience that exceeds your expectations.
The Optimum Business Consulting Bureau (OBCB) prepares comprehensive feasibility studies for projects in accordance with international standards and criterion based on analysis and evaluation of the following aspects:...
Project idea, its importance to the national economy:
Project market and marketing aspects.
Technical study of the project, including proper capacity analysis.
Financial analysis of the project, including profitability, assets combination, financing and cash flows impacting the viability of the project.
Environmental background of the project.
Project Management and sponsors’ capabilities and net worth.
Evaluating investment opportunities is critical not only to assess potential but also to identify difficulties and possible obstacles. ... One of the primary reasons for the failure of many investment projects in developing countries is an incomplete understanding of the available and attainable physical and human resources. In this regard, OBCB has invaluable, on-the-ground experience in Saudi Arabia and is able to accurately analyze all marketing, technical, financial and logistical aspects of a project. Read more
Evaluation of investment opportunities for projects
The purpose of evaluating investment opportunities is to assess the economic possibilities of investment projects. One of the reasons for the failure of many investment projects in developing countries is the failure to establish such projects on the basis of studies, analysis and economic feasibility commensurate with the available physical and human resources. From this aspect, the Office Optimum Business Consulting Bureau studies and assesses the feasibility of investment opportunities for projects in terms of marketing, technical and financial for the project in order to take the appropriate investment decision based on realistic scientific basis.
Technical evaluation of industrial projects
The Optimum Business Consulting Bureau provides advanced technical consultancy specialized in dealing with the technical problems of complex industrial projects. OBCB’s specialized team works can call on existing local and global partnerships to enhance its technical evaluations.
Providing general economic consultancy
The Optimum Business Consulting Bureau leverages its long experience in the industrial and commercial fields to provide specialized economic consultation for its clients in the public and private sectors.
OBCB prepares customized economic studies that cover sectors within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia including commercial and industrial sectors as well as sub-sectors such as service, human resources and finance. Clients are able to fine-tune studies to suit their needs.
Promoting local and international investments
OBCB President, Eng. Omar Bahlaiwa, is uniquely qualified to promote business locally and internationally and is also able to tap into extensive relationships with specialized marketing houses inside and outside the Kingdom.
Conduct acquisitions and merger studies to undertake restructuring tasks
The Optimum Business Consulting Bureau advises companies seeking to merge or acquire through integrated technical and financial studies, asset valuation and assisting in the search for an acquisition partner as required. OBCB also helps troubled companies by assessing their operational, technical and financial situations as well as proposing optimal steps to effectively remedy challenges.
Assistance with Project Sponsors
There are many official bodies in Saudi Arabia that provide financing solutions for investment projects; either at the start-up phase or in support of expansion and development. OBCB is positioned to communicate and coordinate with these entities (such as the Industrial Development Fund and commercial banks) and manage all required documents until the necessary funding is obtained; especially for projects that have completed feasibility studies.
Marketing Studies and Field Surveys
In addition to economic and financial feasibility studies, the Office has a rich experience in preparing market surveys that include field surveys and direct interviews with experienced and knowledgeable people in consumption and production data and data and information analysis to prepare comprehensive marketing and marketing reports and develop comprehensive marketing plans and strategies that lead to success. Projects The Office conducts marketing studies through field surveys conducted by a specialized team in this field. The office also cooperates with some specialized market studies firms if necessary.
In addition to providing economic feasibility assessments, OBCB assists in communicating with the approved sources of financing and negotiating with them to arrive at an appropriate financing formula for client projects. Considerations include Istisna'a, Murabaha, Musharaka or declining Musharaka contracts. OBCB has both local and international experience having worked with clients in Japan, India, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, UK, USA and Germany.
Engr. Omar Ahmed BahlaiwaPresident
Hamid Abdel Haleem NimirEconomic Consultant